Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the "inhabitants" of the museum to come to life at night.
MPAA rating: PG; for mild action, language and brief rude humor.|||general
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; in association with Ingenious Film Partners ; a 1492 Pictures/21 Laps production, a Shawn Levy film ; screen story and screenplay by Robert Ben Garant & Thomas Lennon ; produced by Shawn Levy, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan ; directed by Shawn Levy.
Based upon the book by Milan Trenc.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Commentary by director Shawn Levy; commentary by writers Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon.
Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Jake Cherry, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, Mizuo Peck, Kim Raver, Patrick Gallagher, Rami Malek, Pierfrancesco Favino.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, dual-layer, NTSC.
English (Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby 2.0 surround) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0 surround) dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; music, Alan Silvestri ; costume designer, Renée April ; production designer, Claude Paré ; visual effects supervisors, Dan Deleeuw, Jim Rygiel, Bruce Woloshyn.